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Winter Weather Advisory: 3-6 Inches of Snow

By: Meteorologist Jonathan Kennedy, Meteorologist Kirk Greenfield Email
By: Meteorologist Jonathan Kennedy, Meteorologist Kirk Greenfield Email

UPDATE 11/26/2013 4:35 PM

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT OVERNIGHT UNTIL 7 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW. RAIN THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING WILL CHANGE TO SNOW LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...MAINLY LATER TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...ICY SPOTS ON ROADS AND SIDEWALKS...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO FREEZING LATE TUESDAY..AND THEN FALLING INTO THE MID AND UPPER 20S EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING...AND IN THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 30 IN THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ...SLEET...OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS... AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. HOLIDAY TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO STAY ABREAST TO THE LATEST FORECAST FOR HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT COULD IMPACT TRAVEL.

PLEASE REPORT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE...800-401-9535...WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY. THIS PHONE NUMBER IS TO BE USED FOR REPORTING PURPOSES ONLY.

YOU CAN ALSO REPORT WINTER WEATHER BY POSTING YOUR REPORT TO THE CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FACEBOOK PAGE... OR BY USING THE TWITTER HASHTAG...NWSRLX.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RLX.


WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect til 7 PM Wednesday.

The National Weather Service in Charleston, WV has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow. This is in effect until 7pm Wednesday.

*Snow Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches is expected in the region.

*Winds gusting up to 25 mph will also likely cause travel problems due to crosswinds and lower visibility in snow squalls.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.
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UPDATED 3pm Tuesday, 11/26/13 To increase snow total...
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